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What Element Helps Preserve Foods
See below: nutritiondata.self.com is one web site where you can find the nutritional content of natural foods. you can google nutritional content of .....( the name of the food) and go to this web site. For example- if you want the nutritional content of apples....http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/fruits-and-fruit-juices/1809/2 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Indigestion: Sometimes indigestion is due a condition known as heart burn. Start with your diet. Watch carbohydrates especially how they are combined with the rest of your food. Sometimes taking antacids will help. Sometimes the symptoms are due to disorders in the GI tract such as gerd, or gall bladder disease. If you are concerned about these, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
WHY focus: On b6? It is a member of a vitamin team and that is achieved by eating god made food. ...Read more
No magic.: There is no magical food formula for healthy skin; but a balanced diet containing plenty of protein and fresh vegetables, and a minimum of junk food, will help you maintain healthy skin (and body) for many years to come. On the other side, smoking, prolonged sunbathing, recreational drugs, and/or drinking to excess will destroy the health of your skin (and body). ...Read more
Good nutrition: "extra" vitamins are not going to help you stay younger-appearing or make your skin stronger or more youthful. Good nutrition is always important, but more vitamins than your body needs only stresses your kidneys and pocketbook! and they don't help! eat a balanced diet, don't gain weight, and stay out of the sun. Smoking is a real no no. Other than that, your genetics is the real basis for aging. ...Read more
Try this approach: Consider , in the last few years, our work with "medical foods" has shown value of vitamins b-6, b-12, folate, and vitamin d, in some cases mediterranean diet, fatty cold water fish, red wine, coffee, seem of value in some cases. Since a low fat, low carbohydrate diet is generally thought to be protective, there is a secondary benefit to brain. But all of this is not definitive for everyone. ...Read more
Many approaches: There are many natural treatments for depression, including counseling, healthy diet,exercise,fish oil, B complex, vit. D, 5-HTP and SAMe, herbs like St. John's wort, rhodiola and curcumin, homeopathic medicines & magnetic therapy. Treatment is best individualized. If one is hypothyroid then thyroid hormone helps. If one is allergic to gluten then avoid it, etc. I advise seeing an integrative doc. ...Read more
Balanced Diet: There are lots of food in addition to fruits and vegetable that are healthy. Lean meats, eggs and chicken. Whole grains/oats/brown rice. Low fat milk products like yogurt, milk, cheese. Fish like salmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids. Also nuts (walnuts, almonds, etc) are high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids. Wine in moderation. Even dark chocolate is healthy if eaten in small amounts ...Read more
Disappointing: Despite a lot of hope -- and a lot of bogus stuff online -- nobody's been able to show that a diet rich in antioxidants prevents or treats any common illness, slows aging, or slows the normal background mutation rate. This may not be what you, or your teacher, want to hear. But I'm afraid it's the truth. Antioxidants are probably the greatest disappointment in medicine in recent times. ...Read more
What is the role of the BCAA and glutamine present in whey protein ? what is the special about whey protein ?why dont we replace the whey by n food?
Amino acids: Branched chain amino acids are essential AA and are added to whey products to make the whey product more complete. Same for glutamine. Glutamine also is a known promoter of immune health in GI tissue and it high doses on an empty stomach, can stimulate growth hormone release a bit. So, the producers are aiming to amplify "value" of their product. Whey is naturally derived - so is healthy itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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